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Forgotten Female Figures

We are quickly approaching the end of March, and with it, the end of Women’s History month. The close of this month reminds me that, as a history major, I end up studying a lot of the same sorts of things. I often jokingly describe my major as “Dead White[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Fine Dining Found in My Home-Cooked Hits

For many college students, spring break is a time for travelling the world, tanning in South Beach in Miami or visiting family and friends back in the comforts of home. For a foodie and a homebody such as myself, relaxing and eating were number one and number two, respectively, on[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Spoiler Alert: Suspense is Overrated

Yesterday, my friend texted me a pretty big “House of Cards” spoiler. It wasn’t malicious; he just thought I had finished all the episodes. While a lot of people would be extremely upset if a major plot point had been spoiled for them, I can honestly say that I didn’t[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Facebook Knows What’s Up

In the last decade there has been a movement away from communicating via SMS, which we call texting. Although unlimited texting plans are universal in the United States, in other countries, rates for texting are very high and it is an unpopular system. Enter WhatsApp, the international texting app with[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Asian-American Students Celebrate Cultural Identity

When I lived in Myanmar, I went to an international school comprised of students from all over the world. This exposure helped me to embrace the world’s different cultures as well to learn how to be proud of my own. Because of this experience, I began to hold my racial[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Waiting for the Turn of the 21st Year

When I returned to Georgetown from my semester abroad and began this column, I expected a definite period of adjustment to the signature smell of the dining hall, to spending more than five dollars on lunch or to the hours spent in my Lau cubicle. Strangely enough, none of these[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Foreign Artists Hit US Music Scene

Toward the end of each year, certain acts emerge as upcoming artists begin to make their names known, be it through the sanctioned release of singles via social networking or through the unintentional, but glorious album leak, as British artist Jai Paul experiences when his entire album was leaked last[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Drawing a Virtual Boundary

The world today is weird. We have taken our desire to share, to relate to others and to form relationships toward entirely unfathomable levels. It started with our generation — the so-called “millennials.” According to certain think pieces, it is our generation’s specific tendencies toward narcissism, materialism, apathy and laziness[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Flourless Fast Food for Students on the Go

Georgetown’s nonstop environment quickly fills students’ schedules with little free time to eat or sleep. Whether it’s a hectic class schedule, bouncing between group meetings or commuting to an internship, food needs to be convenient for the always on-the-go student. Finding gluten-free food that is both tasty and transportable proves[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 1 comment Guide Columns, The Guide

All I Want for Christmas Is for This Song to Get More Love

Some people dislike December because they hate hearing Christmas music everywhere they go. I am not one of those people. Christmas music is one of the few things that makes the cold, finals and the lack of sunlight bearable. There are the classics, the ones that your parents and grandparents[Read More…]

by December 7, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide